Air Force bringing back two prop planes for low-intensity conflicts


Two propeller-driven aircraft have been selected by the United States Air Force to fill a wide variety of combat roles. The Light Attack Aircraft Program has produced two winners for the USAF- the Sierra Nevada-Embraer A-29 Super Tucano and... Read more

Boeing’s new Apache looks a lot like a 1960’s helicopter


Boeing has released concept footage of a high-speed Apache attack helicopter during the Vertical... Read more

Musk & Bezos entering arms race, will bid on contracts to build rockets for US military


Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have had their eyes in the skies for some... Read more

Acoustic technology will deliver GPS location of enemy sniper to soldier’s smartphone


A French researcher has developed upon existing military-grade hearing protection so it can identify... Read more

Bombs Away: Best images of our military for May 10th, 2019


This week’s images show us a pair of victories, two types of fires, and... Read more
Air Force bringing back two prop planes for low-intensity conflicts
Two propeller-driven aircraft have been selected by the United States Air Force to fill a wide variety of combat...
Army developing modified fitness test for injured soldiers

Army developing modified fitness test for injured soldiers

J.P. Lawrence Stars and Stripes The Army is developing alternative aerobic events for soldiers whose injuries prevent them from...

North Korea says U.S. violated its sovereignty when it seized cargo ship

North Korea says U.S. violated its sovereignty when it seized cargo ship

Kim Gamel Stars and Stripes North Korea on Tuesday stepped up pressure on the U.S. to return a seized...

Former ambassador, astronaut nominated for Air Force secretary

Former ambassador, astronaut nominated for Air Force secretary

Corey Dickstein Stars and Stripes President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced he would nominate Barbara Barrett, a former ambassador...

Defense Secretary defends decision to send ships & bombers to Middle East

Defense Secretary defends decision to send ships & bombers to Middle East

Caitlin M. Kenney Stars and Stripes Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday defended the Pentagon’s decision to deploy...

Sikorsky makes $1.1 billion deal with Navy for new heavy-lift helicopters

Sikorsky makes $1.1 billion deal with Navy for new heavy-lift helicopters

Stephen Singer The Hartford Courant Sikorsky Aircraft has announced it will build 12 heavy-lift helicopters as part of a...

Former Sec. Def. Mattis says UAE & US must maintain partnership to grow stability in Middle East

Former Sec. Def. Mattis says UAE & US must maintain partnership to grow stability in Middle East

Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates The UAE and the US are bound by common interests and values and...
Navy has four ships patrolling South China Sea

Navy has four ships patrolling South China Sea

William Cole The Honolulu Star-Advertiser The Pearl Harbor destroyer USS Preble on Monday conducted its third “freedom of navigation”...

Special Forces parachute over Normandy in test run for upcoming D-Day ceremony

Special Forces parachute over Normandy in test run for upcoming D-Day ceremony

Stars and Stripes About 135 Special Forces soldiers jumped from three Air Force aircraft above the ancient Mont Saint-Michel...

U.S. brigadier general named deputy commander of French armored unit

U.S. brigadier general named deputy commander of French armored unit

Stars and Stripes U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Todd R. Wasmund has been assigned as deputy commander of France’s Marseilles-based...

Iran increases production of enriched uranium as tensions with the U.S. continues to rise

Iran increases production of enriched uranium as tensions with the U.S. continues to rise

By Golnar Motevalli Bloomberg News Iran has accelerated the rate at which it’s enriching low-grade uranium fourfold, weeks after...

Former Navy SEAL who killed Bin Laden says Afghan war ‘can’t be solved with bullets and bombs’

Former Navy SEAL who killed Bin Laden says Afghan war ‘can’t be solved with bullets and bombs’

Rick Sobey Boston Herald The former Navy SEAL who claims to have fired the shots that killed Osama bin...

Iraqi politician says country would turn into a battlefield if a war starts between the U.S. & Iran

Iraqi politician says country would turn into a battlefield if a war starts between the U.S. & Iran

dpa, Hamburg, Germany (TNS) Iraqi Shiite leaders warned on Monday against dragging their country into a possible war between...

President Trump looking to give war crimes a pass

President Trump looking to give war crimes a pass

William Goldschlag and Dan Janison Newsday Clean kills Donald Trump is not a big fan of rules, and the...
U.S. warship sailed through South China Sea near reef claimed by China

U.S. warship sailed through South China Sea near reef claimed by China

Jesse Johnson Japan Times, Tokyo The U.S. Navy has sailed a warship near the disputed Scarborough Shoal, a strategic...

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